SuSE 10 Security Update : python (ZYPP Patch Number 7506)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57248
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The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of python fixes a possible denial of service bug or information leakage vulnerability while using user-crafted ftp:// or file:// URLs with urllib(2).

CVE-2011-1521: CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7506.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57248

File Name: suse_python-7506.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/6/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1521